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NASA STS-110 Mission

NASA STS-110 Mission Patch

Landing | S0 Truss Attached
Launch | Launch Scrub | Launch Processing |

Landing

Landing STS-110, 4-19-02, 1626 GMT, NASA

Landing

Links:  Shuttle Status Report | Space.Com |
April 19 (Day 109, Plagues of Egypt):  The Orbiter Atlantis landed successfully on Runway 33 at Kennedy Space Center, Florida to complete the STS-110 mission.  Landing time was:  Main Gear touchdown  12:26/57 EDT (1626/57 GMT); Nose Gear touchdown 12:27/09 EDT (1627/09 GMT); and Wheel Stop 12:28/07 (1628/07 GMT) at Mission Elapsed Time of 10 Days 19 hr. 43 min. 48 sec.

Conclusion

The STS-110 mission ended in Florida at 12:26/57 EDT, where 57 is for Zebulun and Florida.  Orbiter Atlantis (OV-104) landed in Brevard County, which is Florida County #19, on April 19th, where 19 stands for the federal judiciary.  It was Day 109, for the Plagues of Egypt.

The STS-110 mission began on April 8th, Day 98, the day US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, began his Middle East peace mission in Morocco.  Powell briefed the President yesterday at the end of his failed mission.  Powell's mission came from the President's April 4th speech.  The Orbiter for the mission was Atlantis, OV-104, and the tail number of Powell's plane was 9004.  Yesterday, a US F-16 bombed Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in a SNAFU (situation normal all fouled up) in Afghanistan.  The STS-110 mission patch features bombs being dropped in the east.  The seven spires of fire represent Categorical Punishment, which aptly describes the SNAFU, which was one of the worst in recent history.  Also during the mission, Israel conducted a major military operation against the Palestinians.

The mission number, 110, stands for a witness.  The mission lasted 11 days.  It was launched on the last day of the Bush-Blair Summit.  The Summit of the two men side-by-side was the sign of a witness.  Colin Powell's peace mission to the Middle East also bore the sign of a witness as he met with Sharon and Arafat individually but not together.  This demonstrates that the US position in the Middle East has changed from the 3-way position of Political Babylon between Ecumenical and Cosmic Babylon to a witness.  That is exactly what the mission patch portrayed with the 3 vapor trails on the left and the number 110 on the right.  Powell tried to play the political role of the Clinton Administration, but the Lord sent him down to the intensified discipline of a witness.

S0 Truss Attached

SO Truss Attached

Links:  Shuttle Status Report | CNN |
April 13 (Day 103, Production of the Trinity):  NASA astronauts completed the structural attachment of the final two struts of the new S-Zero (S0) truss to the International Space Station today  Two large tripod legs of the 13 ½ ton truss were mated to
the Destiny Laboratory.  Dubbed the “Silver Team” because of their age, 54-year old Jerry Ross and 49-year old Lee Morin of Atlantis’ crew extended and bolted the final two struts of the new S-Zero (S0) truss to the Destiny Laboratory.

Conclusion

After completing one of the major milestones of the STS-110 mission, another part of the mission patch came true.  Tonight US forces in Afghanistan came enemy fire and an AC-130 gunship plane was called in.  Three of the enemy, who are believed to be al-Qa'eda, were killed.  It was the first major firefight since March 19th.  The mission patch shows a plane launching an air strike.

Today was April 13th, for the double blessing associated with Israel.  The Israeli Army is rooting out terrorists in Palestinian territory.  And it was Day 103, for the production of the Trinity, or the Justice of the Holy Spirit.  Three al-Qa'eda terrorists were killed in Afghanistan.

Launch

NASA STS-110 Launch, 4-8--02, 2044 GMT

Launch

Links:   | Space.Com | Shuttle Status Report | video |
April 8 (Day 98, Glory Departed):  STS-110 was successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida at 4:44/19 PM EDT (2044/19 GMT).  The launch was made with only 11 seconds to spare after dropouts in the Radio Frequency telemetry about T-6 minutes and 30 seconds forced a late count reload of a Standby Front End Processor.  The photo shows liftoff through Solid Rocket Booster separation.  The mission is scheduled to last 11 days.

Conclusion

After the launch scrub on April 4th, STS-110 was launched today at 4:44/19 PM EDT after a shift to Daylight Savings Time yesterday and a delay in the final minutes of the count today.  The Launch occurred with only 11 seconds of hold time left.  Thus, there were lines of 11's, for a witness, and 4's for weakness.  The number 4:44, represents maximum weakness.  The number, 19, stands for the federal judiciary.  It is also the number for Brevard County where the launch occurred.

Today was April 8th, for the new birth.  And it was Day 98, for 'Ichabod, the glory has departed.

Launch Scrub

Launch Scrub

Links:  | CNN | Shuttle Status Report | Space.Com | Photos | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
April 4 (Day 94 ):  The first attempt to launch STS-110 was scrubbed due to a massive hydrogen leak in a ground support gaseous hydrogen vent line on the east side of the Mobile Launcher Transporter.  The countdown was stopped at 9:27 AM EST (1427 GMT) shortly after the fast fill phase of hydrogen tanking began.  The leak was due to a weld at the joint of a 16-inch diameter aluminum pipe, which can be repaired with a clamshell patch.  Launch will be no earlier than April 8th.

Conclusion

Hydrogen is the fuel for the Shuttle.  It is burned in the Main Engines by oxygen.  Hydrogen represents the Right Man in Marriage Culture, and oxygen represents the Right Woman.  Joints in the human body represent Pastor-Teachers (Ephesians 4:15-16), which supply energy to different parts of the Body of Christ, the Church.  A problem with a joint may be due to either a pastor or a person who rejects the pastor.  Only men are recognized as pastors in the Church per the Bible.  Thus, the hydrogen leak represented the breakdown of Marriage Culture associated with the man.  Baal is the enemy of Marriage.

The countdown was stopped at 9:27 AM, where 27 stands for a horn or tornado.  Yesterday, a tornado hit Zolfo Springs, Florida (reference April 4, 2001), which is at 27 N. latitude.  A tornado is shaped like a horn and represents the breakdown of Marriage Culture due to the uncircumcised male.  Today a van driven by a 27-year old man wrecked in Memphis, Tennessee and killed 4 children.  The scrub was on April 4th, for weakness.  The death of the children was the curse of Baal.  STS-110 is headed to the Space Station where the US has formed a partnership with Russia, which is ruled by Baal.  The time the countdown was stopped, the Florida tornado, and the van wreck in Tennessee all correlate to the President Bush's policy shift today on the Middle East crisis between Israel and the Palestinians.  Florida has been associated with the Palestinians at Gaza, and the launch scrub today was just another example of the cursing in Florida due to its relationship to Israel and the Palestinians.  The hydrogen leak was views on NASA television channel 134, where 34 stands for the division of the land.  This points to the Middle East peace process and the land for peace deal.

Launch Processing

Launch Processing

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March 26 (Day 85, Eye or Spy):  The processing of NASA's STS-110 Mission is underway with Launch scheduled for no earlier than April 4th and launch time to be announced later.  The NASA STS-110 Mission will deliver and install the S0 Truss structure.  The installation of the S0 Truss will begin the final phase of construction of the Space Station and open the way for future expansion.

Mission Patch

Links:  A-10 Warthog Photos | 1 | 2 | 3 | Reuters |
The STS-110 Mission patch is a hexagon, which corresponds to the shape of a honeycomb.  Bees represent male rapists.  It's Spring, the flowers are blooming, and the bees are out in force - Spring Break.  The STS-110 Mission Commander is Michael J. Bloomfield, whose last name signifies flowers blooming in the field in spring.  The melting Arctic ice on the patch in contrast to the green represents Spring.  The patch is red, the color for suffering.  Inside are spires of fire, which represent Fire Testing.  The three exhaust trails of the Orbiter are in front of the 7 spires of fire in the east.  The 3 exhaust trails in parallel represent Ecumenical, Political, and Cosmic Babylon over the USA.  This means the USA is enslaved to the Cosmic System in relation to the Categorical Punishment of the east or Middle East.  The 7 spires of fire can represent US bombing, for example in Afghanistan.  The spires can also represent the flags of the Arab nations at the Arab Summit in Beirut.  The number, 7, stands for Categorical Punishment.  And the contrast of blue and green in the patch represents the polarization of legalism and lawlessness.

The silhouette of the Space Station resembles the A-10 Warthog, which was deployed in Afghanistan April 24th.  The combination of the Space Station pointed down and the Orbiter pointed up, simulates a bombing run.  The number, 110, represents a witness (11), which may be associated with the Establishment (10) or the A-10 Warthog.  Since the patch shows Latitude and Longitude coordinates, the number, 110, may also be associated with Longitude 110, which runs through eastern Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana in the west and China in the east.

Conclusion

The STS-110 Mission will install the new S0 Truss on the Space Station, which will begin the final phase of construction of the International Space Station.  The number, 110, stands for a witness, as in court.  The patch symbolizes a honeycomb and US bombing in Afghanistan.  The US is portrayed as enslaved to Ecumenical, Political, and Cosmic Babylon.  The color of the S0 Truss on the silhouette of the Space Station is the same color as the fire, which shows the association between the divine Judgment of the NASA project and Fire Testing around the globe.

Author:  Larry Wood